Bronx Medical Malpractice Attorney
If you or a loved one was injured due to medical negligence, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans have suffered due to hospital mishaps but you have a right to fair compensation if doctors or surgeons make a mistake in your diagnosis or treatment.
These medical mistakes can occur during surgeries while on the operating table or in your family physician’s office when your doctor failed to make the correct diagnosis or prescribed the wrong treatment plan.
The Bronx medical malpractice attorneys at Cellino & Barnes understand your injuries and how they can affect your daily life. We’ve hired lawyers that know and understand medical malpractice and some of our attorneys are former doctors and surgeons whose goal is to get you and your family the best results possible.
If you believe your family has been victimized by medical malpractice, call Cellino & Barnes today for a free case evaluation at (800) 888-8888 or Contact Us online.
Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in America today. Only cancer and heart disease are responsible for more deaths. According to current estimates, more than 200,000 people are killed every year because of doctor’s misdiagnosis or a surgeon’s mistreatment of a patient.
-106,000 people are killed by negative effects from drugs
-80,000 people die from infections or complications
-20,000 deaths result from medical errors
-12,000 people die from unnecessary surgeries
-7,000 people are killed because they were prescribed the wrong medication or dosage
If doctors and surgeons followed safety guidelines and best practices, nearly every death and injury can be prevented.
Of all the medical malpractice cases seen in courts, nearly all of the victims accused healthcare providers of causing permanent injury (57%) or death (33%). The Bronx medical malpractice attorneys at Cellino & Barnes understand each case is unique and deserves personal attention. Contact an attorney today for a free evaluation of your case.
What To Do Next
If you believe your family has become a victim of medical malpractice, the first step should be to contact the best attorney you can find. Our Bronx medical malpractice lawyers will thoroughly review your case and hire medical experts who can prove to be your advocate in court.
Many states have set limits to your potential recovery in a medical malpractice claim. However, New York is one of 15 states that do not limit your claims. Some recent medical malpractice cases have been awarded $3 million, $6 million and more.
It is important to understand there are strict deadlines when filing a medical malpractice claim and your case must be filed within two and a half years from the date of the incident.
Do not lose your chance to file a claim. Contact an attorney now before the statute of limitations expires.
Cellino & Barnes has Bronx medical malpractice attorneys ready to speak with you today. Call (800) 888-8888 or Contact Us for a free in-depth consultation.